Tag: Shows

Consumer Affairs Report Shows 70% Spike in Japanese Crypto Inquiries

Consumer Affairs Report Shows 70% Spike in Japanese Crypto Inquiries Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) has released its 2019 report and noted a significant spike in inquiries concerning cryptocurrency related issues last year. The report details a 70% increase in 2018 in regard to consumer queries largely stemming from exchange […]

Latin America and Turkey Have the Most Cryptocurrency Users, Poll Shows

Latin America and Turkey Have the Most Cryptocurrency Users, Poll Shows Cryptocurrency usage has been expanding globally and a new survey confirms that trend. The poll conducted by Statista shows that the citizens of troubled countries tend to exploit the benefits of decentralized digital money far more readily than the […]

Local.Bitcoin.com Shows Lots of Active BCH Listings From Traders Worldwide

Local.Bitcoin.com Shows Lots of Active BCH Listings From Traders Worldwide Six days ago news.Bitcoin.com announced the launch of Local.Bitcoin.com, a peer-to-peer marketplace that allows people to trade bitcoin cash (BCH) in a private manner. Since then there have been roughly 14,000 accounts created so far, and many people are actively […]

47% of Institutional Investors Welcome Crypto Investments, Survey Shows

47% of Institutional Investors Welcome Crypto Investments, Survey Shows A new study reveals surging investments in cryptocurrencies by institutional investors, with almost half of them viewing crypto assets as having a place in their portfolios. “Institutional investors are overwhelmingly favorable about the appealing characteristics of digital assets,” Fidelity Investments described. […]

Survey Shows South Koreans Increased Crypto Holdings by 64% Last Year

Survey Shows South Koreans Increased Crypto Holdings by 64% Last Year Over the last few years, South Korea has become a hotspot for cryptocurrencies and the region captures a large amount of the world’s digital asset trade volume. A survey published on April 20 by the Korea Financial Investment Association […]

Xthinner Protocol Tested on BCH Mainnet Shows 99% Block Compression

Xthinner Protocol Tested on BCH Mainnet Shows 99% Block Compression On April 8, BCH developer Jonathan Toomim revealed how far he’s come with the Xthinner block compression protocol. Toomim tested the platform between two Bitcoin ABC full nodes on the BCH main network and a 363 kB block was compressed […]

Data Shows Short-Term Crypto Tax Filers Increase, But Lots of Investors Still Won’t File

Data Shows Short-Term Crypto Tax Filers Increase, But Lots of Investors Still Won’t File According to personal finance firm Credit Karma Tax, filers who reported short-term capital losses for cryptocurrencies in the first month of 2019 jumped fivefold year-over-year. After the incredibly bearish crypto markets of 2018, data from early […]

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees Over the last two years, the Lightning Network has been touted as the scaling solution for the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. However, the solution has been heavily criticized for its lack of security, and on March 28, Bitcoin […]